Karin Huebner received her Ph.D. in history from USC in 2009, her M.A. in history from USC, and her B.A. in history from UCLA. She received the W. Turrentine Jackson Prize from the Pacific Historical Review for the best essay submitted by a graduate student for her article, “An Unexpected Alliance: Stella Atwood, the California Clubwomen, John Collier, and the Indians of the Southwest, 1917-1934,” which appeared in the PHR August 2009 issue. As a graduate student, she received the USC University Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005. In 2012, she received the USC Remarkable Woman Award, 2012, a campus-wide recognition for achievements in scholarship, contributions to USC, commitment to students and women’s issues, community involvement, and professional excellence. Prior to Dr. Huebner’s career as a historian, she competed on the Women’s World Tennis Tour and in the US Open, French Open, and Wimbledon. She also captained the UCLA women’s tennis team to its first national championship in 1981. Dr. Huebner identifies as an aspiring polymath-lete.
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